The two nations may have missed numerous opportunities to collaborate, but the India-Oz relationship has huge potential. But will they ever take the steps necessary to explore that potential, asks AMIT DASGUPTA
When Stan Grant of ABC News discussed Australia’s place in the new Asian world order on his show Matter Of Fact, Pawan Luthra joined him as guest alongside Michael Wesley of ANU and Merriden Varrall of KPMG Australia.
The recent paper on Australia’s India economic strategy by Peter Varghese is a brilliant roadmap of how Australia can work with one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Yet, the low-key launch of the report led to murmurings of a ‘burial’.
Premchand’s writing is relevant today, because it opens the door for authors such as Omprakash Valmiki who write from the margins. Premchand taught me to read Hindi literature. The list goes on, and fills my office bookshelves. For this, I am grateful to Premchand and wish all readers good fortune on his birth anniversary.